Best Chinese Restaurants in Beijing

Village Dali

Village Dali

Delightful Yunnanese cuisine for a reasonable price.
Jing Yaa Tang

Jing Yaa Tang

Sanlitun ¥200-299 for two
The Opposite House's Chinese restaurant specializes in Beijing duck, and it's one of the city's best. The rest of the menu offers a tour of Chinese cuisines that'...
Pure Lotus

Pure Lotus

Chaoyang Park ¥200-299 for two
Divine vegetarian cuisine in lovely surroundings run by genuine Buddhist monks: this place is a favorite amongst Beijing's vegetarians.
Baoyuan Dumplings

Baoyuan Dumplings

Chaoyang Park Less than ¥99 for two
Easily the most popular dumpling restaurant among expats, this place is famous for its vegetable juice-colored dumpling skins and astounding variety of fillings. ...
Transit

Transit

Sanlitun ¥400-600 for two
This contemporary Sichuanese restaurant bridges the gap between homestyle and elegance, boasting a decor that is posh but not pretentious. The preparation and pre...
Duck de Chine > Sanlitun

Duck de Chine > Sanlitun

Sanlitun ¥400-600 for two
Widely recognized for serving some of the city's best roast duck, this stylish restaurant is extremely popular among both locals and expats.

Hong Lu > Raffles City

Dongzhimen ¥100-199 for two
This restaurant serves up large portions of Beijing cuisine. It's a popular restaurant with foreigner-friendly food, though flavors are on the mild side of authen...
Lunar 8

Lunar 8

CBD/Guomao ¥300-399 for two Book Online
The Fairmont Hotel's Chinese restaurant runs the gamut of the country's cuisines, but the star of the show has to be the perfectly crisp Beijing duck. With excell...
Qi Restaurant

Qi Restaurant

Xidan/Financial Street ¥400-600 for two
The restaurant offers cuisine from seven regions of China. For this reason, lovers of regional Chinese food will enjoy building a meal from a selection of China's...
Check It Out Dragon Boat Festival

PEK-SG Koo Kee Restaurant

Chaoyang Park ¥100-199 for two
The first Beijing outpost of a Singaporean eatery that boasts over 60 years of cooking tradition has set up shop in the capital, with Hainan chicken (RMB38) and m...
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Yao Chi

Yao Chi

CBD/Guomao ¥400-600 for two
This authentic high-end Cantonese restaurant is beautifully decorated and features eight luxurious private dining rooms. The menu boasts dishes of a broad range o...
Zhang Mama > Fensiting Hutong

Zhang Mama > Fensiting Hutong

Gulou Less than ¥99 for two
The original, tiny location of this wildly popular Sichuan gem serves up spicy classics at ridiculously low prices.
Cu Liang Ren Jia

Cu Liang Ren Jia

Dongzhimen ¥100-199 for two
When one thinks of the Cultural Revolution, perhaps cuisine is not the first thing that comes to mind, but that hasn't stopped this revolutionary-themed chain of ...
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Senses

Senses

The Westin’s upscale buffet and a la carte restaurant offers both Asian and International cuisine. One of the best Sunday buffets in town.
Din Tai Fung > Shin Kong Place

Din Tai Fung > Shin Kong Place

CBD/Guomao ¥200-299 for two
Please don’t ever let them change the xiaolongbao, the lovely service and sleek modern design: the lunchtime crowd that pack the place would be crying into their ...
Xiao Wang Fu > Ritan Park

Xiao Wang Fu > Ritan Park

Ritan ¥100-199 for two
A visit to this popular and friendly chain is a nice gentle introduction to Chinese cuisine: try the sweet and sour mandarin fish.
Lily's Vegetarian Restaurant > Dongzhimen

Lily's Vegetarian Restaurant > Dongzhimen

Dongzhimen ¥100-199 for two
Though tucked away down a dodgy looking side alley, this gem abounds with good taste and the polite attentions of its wait staff. Though vegetarians should love t...
Hengshan Hui > Xiaoyun Lu

Hengshan Hui > Xiaoyun Lu

Chaoyang Park ¥200-299 for two
A favorite with the Hong Kong community, this restaurant is a big step above your average Cantonese wannabe joint, offering good service and solid southern staple...
Tang Palace > Xinqiao

Tang Palace > Xinqiao

Wangfujing ¥100-199 for two
This popular chain is famous for its expensive seafood, but we recommend going for the dim sum. The fried spring rolls are especially good, and if you're going to...
Hai Di Lao > Haidian

Hai Di Lao > Haidian

Haidian ¥100-199 for two
Good food and special service perks like a kids' playroom and free snacks while waiting for a table go a long way in recommending this resto.
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